Kernel Brewery | Bermondsey, Greater London
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Kernel Brewery
World Class based on 79 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate
Bermondsey, Greater London England SE16 3SF [ print map ]
020 7231 4516

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Hours: 9am - 2pm Saturdays only


Mayor: Leighton (61) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 10


Kernel Brewery

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Beer Available At Kernel Brewery (arranged by most recent)
The Kernel London Sour Damson 94, The Kernel India Pale Ale Chinook Simcoe 90, The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Centennial Columbus , The Kernel India Pale Ale Ella Citra Apollo Simcoe , The Kernel London Sour Raspberry 96, The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Apollo Chinook , The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe Citra US 366 97, The Kernel Table Beer 95, The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Chinook 99, The Kernel Pale Ale Amarillo Cascade 91, The Kernel Pale Ale Cascade Amarillo Ella , The Kernel India Pale Ale Columbus US 366 92, The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Ella Centennial , The Kernel Pale Ale 4C 94, The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Simcoe 96, The Kernel Pale Ale Cascade Chinook Zeus 86, The Kernel Barrel Aged Stout (Glen Spey and Strathmill) 98, The Kernel India Pale Ale Mosaic 99, The Kernel India Pale Ale Double 4C 85, The Kernel India Pale Ale 4C 98
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79 reviews for Kernel Brewery
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  84%
 Selection  80%
 Food  70%
 Value  86%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  96%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
kaufmanised  (11) Tamworth, England | October 15, 2012
everytime i go to the brewery the selection is amazing and rock down prices. to make things better you get to drink the beers in the brewery canít get fresher :)
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
itaste  (37) , | July 28, 2012
Evin is Magus!!!! The best of the best in London! The food is not applicable here but you have a craft food market nearby and everytrhing there is GOOD! Any given saturday youíre in London - visit visti visit, nothing better to do on Saturday
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
Rototo64  (10) Mouguerre, France | October 6, 2013
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
purc  (25) , Poland | March 22, 2014
Beers are so wonderfully fresh, much , much better than what gets to pubs later in bottles.. Fantastic Mosaic IPA is my favourite. Great ambience, very nice people behind the bar. my favourite place in UK and in Europe, too.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
caesar  (294) Bunnik/Utrecht, Netherlands | August 16, 2013
Easy part of town, but you have to go through a dodgy tunnel and then know where to find the brewery. Industrial storage facility beneath train tracks. Itís not for the looks you need to go here though. Atmosphere is wonderful with all young and a bit hipster kind of people that like to enjoy a tasty glass of beer. Opening times are a bit unhandy (did I say a bit? I have been visiting London >5 times the past two years and have not been able to make a visit yet). Nice selection of some more rare to get Kernel beers as well as their latest few. Maybe the fact that they are not easy to frequently visit, makes it pretty special and makes the atmosphere so good. Everybody is happy to just be there and sample some of Londons finest. Because that is what Kernel is: Londonís finest.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
tdtm82  (77) , England | October 3, 2010
If you want to enjoy good and varied beer in an ambient place away from the crowds, the rowdy elements of a night out and the social annoyances of argumentative couples then this is the ideal answer. Actual brewery is situated underneath the railway arches. Evin, your host, pours beer for you. Just ask Evin or the assistant for samples and buy bottles at the end. There are ranges of only the Kernel beers. Evin is very attentive to what you want and also brews something fresh and different from the run of the mill. Different brews are coming thick and fast without compromising on quality. There are wonderful artisan foods in the same lot as the brewery for sale and the overpowering sausages can really compliment the beer. The cheese I hear is especially good so if you want to accompany your beer without paying extortionate prices in the borough then this is the place to go. Please note that it is open from 9-3 on Saturdays. This is the future of London brewing.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Leighton  (618) London, England | December 13, 2010| Updated November 26, 2012
I have visited the brewery once with my friend. We walked ten minutes, through a driving rain, from Borough Market to get here and it was worth every step. As there are a limited number of outlets to buy Kernel beers, a visit to the source is a guaranteed way to get some. When we got there, the brewerís apprentice gave us a tour of the facilities and spent a good 20 minutes talking with us about the beers, the brewery, Vermont, skiing and even some other stuff. The facility is tiny and there isnít much to see, but anyone who has tried a Kernel beer will understand that in this case size doesnít matter. During this visit we tried a Centennial Pale Ale that was debuting that day and bought four bottles to take home. In the same building as the brewery there is a cheese-maker and a meat vendor, each selling food of the highest quality. The Kernel is without a doubt one of the best breweries in London - and, indeed, England - so for any serious beer fan a visit is mandatoy.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Cunningham  (339) Halden, Norway | December 18, 2012| Updated August 12, 2013
My godness! This was rare and outstanding. I colud stay here fthe whole day. Great location under the railway. Not difficult to find either. Nice cheese market next door. Amazing beer selection! The backery just around the corner is another gem. Buy some bread there. Chees and ham from the vault next door. Then an excellent breakfast at Kernel.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
migajos  (69) Warsaw, Poland | October 12, 2013
The best beer place in London. PERIOD!
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v  (66) Lille, France | October 14, 2013
Only open on the saturday, this place is a piece of heaven in London. Under the underground, on a small market you will find the Kernel Brewery. The place is clean and clear, really pleasant for a Saturday. You can only taste Kernel beers on tap or bottle and you can buy some bottles to taste it at home. There are table and benches in the middle of the stock (between malt and kegs). Really friendly environment, if you want to eat something visit the others stands of the market and go back to the brewery. Taste the Kernel IPA itís just amazing!

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